The hearing was designed as a scene of performative political outrage at Big Tech with appearances by Roger Stone, Alex Jones and a man dressed as Rich Uncle Pennybags from the game Monopoly.
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The two-track approach suggests an emerging good cop, bad cop strategy — with President Trump, who touts a warm personal relationship with the Chinese leader, playing pacifier as his administration ratchets up the stakes.
The tactic is used by lending companies to recruit customers into high-interest loans. Critics call the practice predatory.
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Experts say that airports would just become the latest space for Amazon to cut down on employees in exchange for automated technology. And they say that could help the company set prices well below other airport convenience stores.
If Virgin Galactic flies to an altitude of more than 50 miles on Thursday, it would proclaim that it has reached the edge of space. But other groups use a different measuring stick.

Researchers looked at the 350 highest-grossing U.S. films released between January 2014 and December 2017 and found that films with women billed as the lead actor made more money.

The Government Accountability Office, which rules on bid protests, has struck down an earlier challenge brought by the computing giant IBM. The decision comes just weeks after it struck down a similar protest brought by Oracle.

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai on Tuesday stressed in his high-profile appearance on behalf of the tech giant that it operates “without political bias.”

In: expanded federal farm subsidies. Out: stricter work requirements for food stamps.

Environmental groups fulfilled a pledge to sue the Trump administration over the granting of permits allowing five companies to harass and harm marine animals while using deafening blasts of sound to map the Atlantic Ocean in search of oil and gas. The companies need a second permit from the Interior Department before work can begin.

The Arctic Ocean has lost 95 percent of its oldest, thickest ice. If this thinning trend continues, scientists fear an added boost to global warming.

Expectations for future growth in earnings, home values and stock portfolios surged after the election. New data show they've fallen back to earth.

YouTube has become a convenient online library for racists, anti-Semites and proponents of other extremist ideas.

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai's first-ever testimony to Congress on Tuesday is shaping up to be a major test of his skills in managing the company’s reputation at a time when several of Silicon Valley’s biggest names are in crisis — and when many of Google’s employees are in revolt.

Google revealed Monday that its soon-to-be shuttered social network suffered from another security lapse, a software bug that could have allowed third-party apps and developers to gain access to 52 million users' personal information without their permission.

The agency sued him this year for allegedly misleading investors, compelling him to pay a $20 million fine as part of a settlement and to step down as company chairman.

In a new Bank of America survey, 71 percent of millennials said buying a home is important. Only retirement ranked higher.

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The demise of Toys R Us has this major implication for the holiday shopping season.

Executives fixed prices and blocked competition in their “sandbox,” authorities say.

The arrest of Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver roiled financial markets and raised questions over the next steps in the trade battles between China and the United States.

My co-workers are begging me to go to an office party the day before a huge deadline. Do I risk looking antisocial, or should I bite the bullet and go?

The whole region will benefit, but no area as much as Northern Virginia, a new study says.

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